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NBC
Jan 29, 2013 6:00pm PST
prohibitions took effect. >>> today president obama talked about immigration reform and a pass to citizenship in the diverse bay area. immigration is not just a political issue but an economic one. the president spoke in las vegas but his speech was followed closely here in the bay area. nbc's kris sanchez watched the speech with immigrants rights advocates in eas san jose. kris, how did they receive this message? is. >> reporter: they were hanging on every word. all of it was very well received in one of the south bay's most vocal immigrant communities. as president obama talked about comprehensive immigration reform in las vegas, people were hanging on to every word in the sank we're of our lady of guadeloupe church in san jose including this mother who tells me she is here illegally after six tries across the border. after this speech she said she no longer thinks citizenship is just a dream. garcia is ready to come out of the shadows, as president obama put it. a volunteer acting together says families may not have to live in constant fear of deportation. >> the children, the children are
NBC
Jan 27, 2013 9:00pm PST
reform, president obama was at the white house huddling with latino lawmakers. on capitol hill, a bipartisan group of senators is about to unveil its own plan. >> comprehensive approach to finally in this country have an immigration law that we can live with. >> that approach features a path to citizenship for immigrants living illegally in this country. it has the backing of three of the top democrats and three top republicans, including florida's marco rubio and arizona's john mccain. >> we can be go on forever with 11 million people living in this country in the shadows in an illegal status. >> reporter: immigration reform is one of the few issues in washington on which both sides are calling for sweeping reform. >> i know there are a lot of democrats in congress who once and for all want to solve this problem, fix this mess. a broken immigration system and many agree with that. >> i see things once off the table for agreement and discussion. being on the table. >> reporter: there are potential sticking points. >> i think enforce many has to be a big part of it. >> reporter:
NBC
Jan 28, 2013 6:00am PST
. both republicans and democrats say they need to address it. for president obama, immigration reform is a first term promise not kept. for republicans, it could be a key to winning in 2016. last year 70% of hispanics voted for president obama. "today in the bay's" tracie potts live on capitol hill this morning. democrats and republicans say they have come up with a compromise. big announcement set for later  today. what do we know about it so far? >> what we know is we got a sneak peek at the short document that they are releasing today. it's sort of a frame work for what they want to do later. it would include more border patrol. more people at the border and also better equipment there. employers verification system keeping them responsible for hiring people who are illegal and stiffening the penalties for that. a guest worker program and preserving the ability to hire immigrants in agriculture jobs specifically but tying that to the unemployment rate. more jobs available in the u.s. more people can be hired and vice versa and green cards for people who graduate in this country wi
NBC
Jan 29, 2013 4:30am PST
to the deaths for lying to congress. >>> it's 4:48 right now. president obama will be rallying for support on his vision for immigration reform. the president will be in las vegas today to push his proposal to give millions of illegal immigrants a pathway to citizenship. mr. obama will also talk about making improvements to the legal immigration system and trying to secure our borders. the speech comes a day after a bipartisan group of u.s. senators laid out a similar comprehensive plan for reform. >>> and on capitol hill, massachusetts senator john kerry all set to become the next secretary of state. the u.s. senate expected to confirm kerry to that post when it votes sometime today. he will replace hillary clinton of course who is stepping down as secretary of state. meantime, a special election being set up later on in june in massachusetts to fill kerry's seat in the senate. >>> it's 4:49. "star wars" 3-d put on hold. we'll tell you why lucas film stopped production. >>> a follow-up to pg&e's plans to evict those small little wooden gnomes all over oakland. see what happened when the u
NBC
Jan 29, 2013 5:00am PST
good situation. we continue to monitor that. it's 5:42 right now. >>> today president obama will outline his immigration reform plan. he wants to beef up borders and keep 11 million illegal immigrants in this country. "today in the bay's" tracie potts joins us live with more details on president obama's plan. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. it's expected to be similar to what the democrats and republicans here on capitol hill pitched yesterday. two big components of that are border security and a path to citizenship for the so-called 11 million immigrants who are already in this country illegally. here's the deal. conservatives want to make sure border security is ensured first before the 11 million immigrants are guaranteed the right to stay or the process to stay. it will be a process what they have put in place in this plan are background checks, fines, learning dpli ining english, a things to get to the back of the line to apply for citizenship. a lot of details to be worked out. civic and labor groups say they support this. they don't want to see it happen in a
NBC
Jan 29, 2013 7:00am PST
bill quickly. >> everybody in? >> reporter: president obama putting the spotlight on immigration reform today. a campaign promise echoed in his inaugural address. >> our journey is not complete until we find a better way to welcome the striving, hopeful immigrants who still see america as a land of opportunity. >> reporter: the president turning up the heat on congress, by taking his case to nevada. where latinos make up 27% of the population. l luis will be in the audience, undocumented immigrants working to gain citizenship. >> we need to feel free in this country. freedom in this country, what this country presumes to be. >> reporter: the president's remarks will mirror a speech he gave two years ago in el paso, texas. causing for stronger border security. >> being a nation of laws goes hand in hand with being a nation of immigrants. >> reporter: white house officials also praising the proposal of a bipartisan group of senators announced monday. lawmakers say now is the time to tackle immigration. >> we have been too content for too long to allow individuals to mow our lawn, serve ou
NBC
Jan 30, 2013 5:00am PST
begins the debate over immigration reform. the two sides trying to sort out differences between their plan and president obama's version. one key issue, how long it will take for people already living in the u.s. illegally to become citizens. immigrants, they say five years. congress wants the border secured first which could take time. >> we believe in immigration. we believe in law. we shouldn't reward those who violate the law. >> it will lift these individuals out of the shadows. >> a bipartisan group is pushing a bill to keep more high tech foreign workers here in the country. >> today is a day of observance in california in honor of an oakland man. japanese american fred kor irk matsu refused to enter an interment camp. the case would lead the supreme court to examine the legality of the camp. in 2010 then governor arnold schwarzenegger declared january 30 fred korimatsu day. utah has followed suit. rob is here for christina loren. like the 49ers the weather forecast gets better and better. >> who's got it better than us? >> nobody. >> great compared to the rest of the cou
NBC
Jan 26, 2013 5:00am PST
. >> reporter: on tuesday, president obama will travel to las vegas, nevada, to talk about another big goal. immigration reform. political analysts say that the clock is ticking for him to get something done on that issue as well. >>> mark halperin, a senior political analyst for msnbc and "time" magazine. >> good morning. >> we don't want this to be another health care. it took a lot of political capitol. some say it took its eye off the economy ball at the time. with the gun debate, risk of expending too much political capital at the expense of immigration or other big-ticket things? >> there is that risk. but we saw at the president's inaugural address, the president wants to get big things done. some like immigration, like deficit reduction, immigration, are things that he talked about all along. this is a new issue, gun control. we are about to see the biggest effort ever by a president and vice president to try and change america's gun control laws, it will take some time. the president will stick through this year. >> is that because it works? he'll take it on the road. >> he has thi
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